Verdure

July 1st, 2010 in member junk     
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A chippy-paint wooden plank on which I painted my favorite summertime quote: To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.  ~Jane Austen

A chippy-paint wooden plank on which I painted my favorite summertime quote: "To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment."  ~Jane Austen

Photo: 3741 Whipple Lane

This is a 10 foot long plank of wood I purchased at an auction for $1 (it was in a stack of other junk wood--got the whole heap for a buck!).  I sanded the loose pieces of paint off, painted the quotation on it, spray painted a clear top on it and secured it at the top of the back fence in our back yard.


Pattern or design used: My own design - 3741 Whipple Lane
posted in: member junk, seasonal, wood, cottage, country, whimsical, garden, fun, outdoor spaces, farm, black, letters, yellow, paint

Comments (9)

hickorygirl writes: Recently, the back neighbors cut down the 12' high arborvitae separating our houses. We have a six foot fence but I now get a lovely view of their roof which is badly in need of repair. I have been trying to figure out how to get the privacy back. If I may borrow your great idea, it would go along way to solving my problem. Very clever. Posted: 7:01 pm on July 7th
Prior writes: What a wonderful lettering job... I love the great graphics, of it going down the fence! Also, love the quote!
Lezlee Posted: 8:43 pm on July 5th
artteachergirl writes: Looking upon the lush green trees and plants is refreshment to me too...love the sign! I love the quote too! Posted: 4:30 pm on July 5th
MakinItHappen writes: Marvelous! I love it. Posted: 10:50 pm on July 4th
OnEaglesWings writes: Great sign...love it. Just not sure what 'verdure' means....guess I'm going to Google.com now! Happy Fourth! Posted: 9:05 am on July 3rd
RustyDiva writes: Very cool idea! Posted: 11:48 am on July 2nd
chippingcharm writes: Looks great...what a great place and way to start your day! Laurel Posted: 7:48 am on July 2nd
3741_Whipple_Lane writes: Thank you. I've enjoyed the sign in the mornings while I drink my coffee and read my Bible in the back yard. Posted: 9:26 pm on July 1st
junktiqueboutique writes: Fantastic. Love it. Posted: 7:12 pm on July 1st
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